Entity: Council on Environmental Quality

FOIA to CEQ Seeking Records Relating to Dr. William Happer

March 7, 2019
FOIA to the Council on Environmental Quality seeking records relating to communications with the head of the White House’s adversarial climate science review.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA Request to multiple agencies lobbied by lobbying firm Ballard Partners seeking communications with Trump administration political appointees. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.

FOIA to CEQ Seeking Communications with C. Boyden Gray

February 4, 2019
FOIA to Council on Environmental Quality seeking communications between top officials and influential Republican donor and lobbyist C. Boyden Gray

CEQ Official Urged Senators to Voice Support for President’s Infrastructure Plans

January 18, 2019
Former CEQ official Alex Herrgott pushed Senate staffers in 2018 to ask their bosses to voice support for the administration’s infrastructure plans, going so far as to feed them lines.
President Donald Trump delivers remarks on infrastructure initiative at inland waterway site Wednesday June 7, 2017, at Rivertown Marina in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

FOIA to CEQ Seeking Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to CEQ seeking political appointee resumes, titles, SF-50 forms, and ethics waivers since January 20, 2017.

No Records Response from CEQ Regarding Ivanka Trump Email Investigation

November 29, 2018
The White House Council on Environmental Quality stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's FOIA request seeking communications regarding Ivanka Trump's use of personal email while working in the White House.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Ivanka Trump’s Use of Personal Email

November 20, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications with the agencies, the White House, and Ivanka Trump’s law firms regarding Ivanka Trump and her use of personal email.

CEQ Records Related to Communications with Infrastructure Developers

November 20, 2018
Council on Environmental Quality records related to communications with infrastructure developers. American oversight sought these records to see whether financially-interested firms were communicating with CEQ about potential infrastructure projects.

Council on Environmental Quality Communications With Congressional Staff About Infrastructure Proposals

May 28, 2018
Emails between Alex Herrgott, associate director of infrastructure for the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), and congressional staff regarding the president's infrastructure plan.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.